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Hey, what's that? - new restaurant coming to Main Street

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) - On Main Street in the Home Depot Plaza, one Bridgeport building that has been home to several restaurants over the years will soon house a Papa John's Pizza, according to Commercial Builder's Inc. "They are a national name, so hopefully that helps them," said Bridgeport'

WDTV - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

Men face felony charges following search

Also: Morgantown man charged with daytime burglary; homeless man charged with domestic battery FAIRMONT- Two West Virginia residents face felony charges after sheriff's deputies found multiple drug items while executing a search warrant in a room at the Microtel on Southland Drive in White Hall Marc

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 07:55:00

Bridgeport officials announce new store coming to mall

With bankruptcies and store closings on a national scale seeming to be a more frequent occurrence, some good news was delivered recently at the Bridgeport Development Authority meeting. And that news deals with a new store coming to the Meadowbrook Mall. During the March 13 meeting, Bridgeport Commu

WDTV - 2018-03-21 17:56:00

Vehicle accident in Marion County sends two people to the hospital

MGN Online FAIRMONT, W.Va - Crews responded to a vehicle accident in Fairmont that sent two people to the hospital Thursday night. 911 officials say two vehicles were involved in a collision at around 7:20 on Merchant Street near AutoZone. One person was transported to Fairmont Regional Hospital, an

WBOY - 2018-03-23 00:32:06

West Virginia High School Custodian Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

BRIDGEPORT, WV (WBOY) - A Bridgeport High School nighttime custodian was arrested for manufacturing child pornography, according to the West Virginia State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Paul Jones, 48, of Bridgeport, is accused of taking sexually explicit pictures of a juvenile

WOWK - 2018-03-21 13:23:42

Man accuses school superintendent of bullying him 40 years ago

KATY, TX (KTRK/CNN) - The school board in Katy, TX got a surprise when a former student confronted the superintendent at a meeting and accused him of being a bully. He said it happened in the mid 1970's when both were students at West Memorial Junior High School, in Katy. The man who addressed the s

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 16:16:03

MCPARCgives grant money for recreational improvements around Marion County

The Town of Farmington will use the grant money it has received from MCPARCto fix up the Ray Kelly Athletic Field playground, which sustained water damage after heavy rain earlier this year.PHOTO BY TAMMY SHRIVER FAIRMONT - Tony Michalski wants to make sure every community in the county has recreati

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-23 08:15:00

Vehicle rolls over on Sycamore-Shaw Road in Harrison County

Courtesy of the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department A vehicle rolled over in Harrison County Wednesday afternoon. According to the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department, an accident with injuries and entrapment was reported about half of a mile out Sycamore-Shaw Road off of Route 50. West Virg

WBOY - 2018-03-21 17:27:55

Waste Management to host hiring event in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Waste Management in Bridgeport is looking to hire qualified driver and technician candidates. The company will be hosting a hiring event as part of WM National Career Day on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be at Waste Management, Meadowfill Landfill located


Recent arrests made by law enforcement

FAIRMONT - A woman was recently arrested for alleged child neglect creating risk of injury. During a police search of a residence authorized by a search warrant on Feb. 23, the Barrackville police chief and the Marion County Sheriff's Department allegedly discovered marijuana, cocaine and parapherna


Clarksburg mother pleads with thieves to return son's stolen ashes

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A local woman is asking a thief to return her son's ashes with no questions asked. "It made me feel like I lost him all over again. I mean I've got stuff. I got pictures, but I would not in a million years wish this on any parent," said Stacey Bright. Out of all the valuables t


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


New, affordable housing units open in downtown Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - One area of Clarksburg now has new, affordable housing to offer residents. The new housing project opened on the corner of Monticello Avenue and Anderson Street. The project was funded through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund, with help from the Mountain Opportunities


Morgantown attorney Durst named to 2018 top High Stakes Litigators list

MORGANTOWN - Tiffany R. Durst of Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe PLLC said her recognition as one of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2018 is a credit to hard work as well as support from her family and co-workers. "To get to this point, it has taken a lot of hard work and many lat


Six years later, Morgantown Police Chief says they've got St. Patrick's Day under control

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - St. Patrick's Day may fall on a Saturday this year, but don't expect a repeat of the infamous 2012 St. Patrick's Day in Morgantown that became immortalized by YouTubers I'm Shmacked. "There's been a number of significant changes over the last six or seven years related to changin


Crews work to douse flames at Harrison County mobile home

WALLACE, W. Va. (WDTV) -- Firefighters from multiple fire departments are currently working to put out flames at a mobile home in Harrison County. Dispatchers say it happened at a home on Laurel Run Road, around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Wallace, Lumberport, Shinnston and Wetzel fire departments are


Food delivery service comes to Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - A new food delivery service launched in Fairmont Friday. Uncle Sam's Food Delivery serves the Fairmont area and will soon expand. The company provides delivery for restaurants that are not usually able to provide delivery services. Right now, they offer delivery for the Poky Dot,